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L-R Downs Limestone In Season Opener PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Friday, 09 November 2012 23:00

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Basketball Team (1-0) opened the 2012-13 campaign with a 94-73 win over Limestone (0-1) Friday afternoon in the SAC/Conference Carolinas Tip-Off Classic at Cuddy Arena. Sophomore guard Denzel Dillingham

(Hickory, N.C.) led all scorers with 28 points while senior forward B.J. Beasley (Charlotte, N.C.) added 15 points to lead Lenoir-Rhyne to the victory. Limestone's Charles Blue (Corpus Christi, Texas) finished with a team-high 27 points and Joe Raga (Lithia, Fla.) scored 15 points in addition to four three-pointers in the losing effort. The Bears held a 66-59 lead after the Saints' Josh Corry (Gaffney, S.C.) hit a three-pointer with 9:09 remaining in the game but Lenoir-Rhyne responded with a 10-0 run to break the contest open.
Junior center Matt Kunz (Kernersville, N.C.) finished with seven points and a game-high nine rebounds as well for the Bears, who showed balance with 10 players scoring and shot 58 percent (35-of-60) from the field as a team.
Corry added 11 points off the bench for Limestone, who also turned the ball over 21 times in the loss.
On the final day of the classic on Saturday, Lenoir-Rhyne will face Queens at 4:00 p.m., while Limestone will take on Wingate, the host school, beginning at 8:00 p.m.

 

L-R 94, LIMESTONE 73

 

Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
Limestone.....................   36   37  -   73
Lenoir-Rhyne..................   46   48  -   94

 

LIMESTONE: BLUE 27 (7 REBOUNDS), RAGA 15 (6 REBOUNDS, 6 ASSISTS), BARRETT 8, FOSTER 4, CORRY 11, CHAVIS 7, BOMAR 1. FG: 25-58, 3FG: 10-21, FT: 13-15. 28 REBOUNDS, 15 ASSISTS, 21 TURNOVERS.

 

L-R: DILLINGHAM 28 (5 REBOUNDS, 3 ASSISTS), BEASLEY 15, KUNZ 7 (9 REBOUNDS), J. PERRY 9 (4 ASSISTS), McCLURE 8, SHUFORD 4, W. PERRY 2, NOYES 6, BEVERLY 7, TERRELL 8. FG: 35-60, 3FG: 6-13, FT: 18-21. 33 REBOUNDS, 16 ASSISTS, 15 TURNOVERS.

 

Photo Courtesy: Denzel Dillingham, L-R Athletics

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